Blood of Elves has ratings and reviews. Claire said: I struggled a lot with this book: I wanted to like it, since I’ve heard really good thi. Blood of Elves [Andrzej Sapkowski] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Geralt the Witcher-revered and hated-holds the line against the . Blood of Elves (Polish: Krew elf√≥w) is the first novel in the Witcher saga written by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is a sequel to the Witcher short story collections Sword.

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Su mundo sigue siendo lo mejor de la saga, pero rechina, que trate de meter a la sociedad polaca de la Edad Moderna, y la mezcle con otras culturas. And where is the witcher, the walking trope? Cover of the UK edition of Blood of Elves. Yennefer is a fun, engaging, and witty character I would love to see in future works with or without Geralt. Those were both collections of short stories about the adventures of Geralt of Rivia. The young princess, taught sword fighting and other martial arts by Geralt and other Witchers, learns about supernatural monsters and how to kill them.

This is the foundation of what will no doubt be an exceptional next five books. But it rolls on so slowly. Views Read Edit View history.

The first two books in the series, while generally good and informative, were only short stories that ultimately felt quite disconnected. Lo sfondo di Il sangue degli elfi vede la guerra tra umani e non-umani in particolare gli elfi che rivogliono indietro oc loro terre occupate illeggittimamente dagli uomini e suddivise in quattro regni, ognuno di essi gestito da un sovrano umano.

Alice Wybrew show more. Glood of Elves is chronologically the 3rd entry within The Witcher saga.

Blood Of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski

Blood of Elves Polish: Most of the characters and their personalities and motivations are in tact, even if they serve different purposes in their original form. Es un libro completamente irrelevante, ni siquiera quiero continuar la saga. Strangely, it was translated into English as the second novel despite the second anthology, Sword of Destiny, having a huge role in setting up this novel’s events. While it is relatively unknown by comparison to the giants of the genre as a result of coming from a non-English-speaking countryI would not hesitate to call this one of the most impressive series in fantasy.


It took me two weeks to slves the first pages. Blood of Elves Discussion – Spoilers Allowed. Sometimes, with players having similar and confusing names it does get a bit over-bearing. The book was the mental equivalent to an enema; not a fun experience.

Blood of Elves follows the events of Sword of Sapkosski by recapping the previous book’s events as a story told by Dandelion.

Very clever and with fantastic use of humour. Have the obnoxious aliens abducted you again, as I suspect they did in book 2? Yennefer became Ciri’s mentor and teacher. An interesting side theme to Blood of Elves is racism, and more specifically, the racism that comes from imperialism. Anon from UK The prose is hard indeed, I understand some peoples complains, after all not everyone likes to think while reading. The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, bloodd the uproar, Geralt was seriously injured.

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She had been summoned by Geralt to help with occasional strange and abnormal behavior he had seen in Ciri. That, of course, is in part because the characters elvs just ridiculously good! First name Country where you live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Your review. Lisa from Poland I’ve red Sapkowski’s books about 5 times. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It was also an excellent feeling meeting familiar characters often a bit too spontaneously that we’d briefly crossed paths with within the previous books.

The Kingdom of Wendar is in turmoil. I still have to get around to playing the third Witcher game. Pienso que el libro tiene un potencial que fue inmensamente desaprovechado por el autor. Also no spoilers, please. That bit bored me to tears and I skimmed mercilessly, knowing I’d probably find out a better, more easily readable version at some point later on in the story. Nikt nie podaje nam tego na tacy. This volume is about the child Ciri, who we meet in the short stories of The Last Wish od The Sword of Destiny, and her training in both magic and witching I don’t know if that’s what the Witcher craft is called but hey I used it.


The highlights were of course the scenes of Geralt fighting off enemies and monsters. I boood, a world of moral grey areas unorthodox in Fantasy based on Slavic mythology.

The book has very good moments, as the beginning, which is linked to the last short story “The sword of destiny” with the destruction of Cintra, and the rescue of Geralt of Rivia of the small Ciri. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again.

If they’re lucky they’ll only end up with an acute case of narcolepsy. The characters and world leves tissue paper elvss and there is little to engage any sort of empathy with any of the characters.

There is no shortage of instances where characters suddenly feel contrived – mainly the parts where a character rambles on in thought for a page, or when Sapkowski suddenly drops a long narrative about a past event relating to some character sometimes in the form of a flashback.

Sapkowski studied economics, and before turning to writing, he had worked as a senior sales representative for a foreign trade company. And this book is just the beginning and a small part of a bigger journey. It started out decent, but took a quick downturn. En esta nueva entrega de la serie de Geralt de Rivia nos encontramos con un formato distinto. Things were brewing, but had not come to boiling point yet.

Her early training in magic and how to survive puberty, let’s be honest is carried out by Triss Merigold, whom I adored for being one of the only characters who just said what they were feeling, and later by Yennefer. The rest of the novel deals with Geralt’s adoption of Ciri, which is kind of important since she gets adopted in the Sword of Destiny too.

This is not an action pack, high stakes thriller.